Broadway from Trinity Church - 1872


Broadway, looking north from Trinity Church steeple. The building on the left, in the foreground, is the Old Trinity Building, erected in 1853. On the right, it is shown two of the early skyscrapers in New York City: the Equitable Life Building, completed in 1870, and the Old Mutual Life Building, completed about 1872.

Illustration by Asa Coolidge Warren (1819-1904), engraved by Augustus F. Kinnersley and published in June 15, 1872. Original title: A glimpse of New York from Trinity Church steeple. Source: New York Public Library.


New York







New York City

Original image





St. Paul's Chapel



Copyright © Geographic Guide - Old NYC, 19th century.



Broadway NY 19th Century



New York view


Broadway NY 19th century

Opposite view from St. Paul's Chapel.


Broadway Old New York


Broadway Avenue

About the same view in 1903.



Old Trinity Building




Broadway from Trinity Church - 1872